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See coverage of the 2020 Census in Minnesota and around the nation.

St. Peter pushes ahead on efforts to get everyone counted for 2020 census – St. Peter Herald, February 26, 2020

Preparing for the 2020 census – Hometown Source, February 26, 2020

Advocacy group asks two-year college students to fill out Census forms – Minnesota Public Radio, February 25, 2020

Big money at stake in census – Finance & Commerce, February 24, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Answering your Census questions – Crookston Times, February 24, 2020

Cass County recruiting for census – Brainerd Dispatch, February 23, 2020

2020 Census is counting on religious leaders to promote participation – Catholic News Service, February 22, 2020

Complete census count could mean billions for Minnesota – Park Rapids Enterprise, February 22, 2020

Making the census count – Marshall Independent, February 22, 2020

Nicollet, New Ulm, North Mankato area's census champs – Mankato Free Press, February 21, 2020

Qué debemos saber sobre el Censo los Latinos? – La Prensa de Minnesota, February 20, 2020

City of Mankato encourages residents to participate in the 2020 Census – KEYC, February 20, 2020

Guest column: What the city is doing to turn its numbers around – Albert Lea Tribune, February 20, 2020

2020 Census -- Size matters – Baldwin Bulletin, February 16, 2020

Workers needed to help with census – Alexandria Echo Press, February 14, 2020

Olmsted County census office needs workers and will pay $25 per hour – Post Bulletin, February 13, 2020

U.S. Census hosts open house to recruit for open positions – Fox 21 Duluth, February 13, 2020

Applications for Minnesota Census Jobs Pour in After Slow Start – Star Tribune, February 12, 2020

Effort ramp up to engage students with the census on campus – MN Daily, February 12, 2020

Local organization stresses importance of upcoming census – WJON St. Cloud, February 12, 2020

In the Know Podcast #49: Ramping up efforts to count students in the census – MN Daily, February 12, 2020

Census applications pouring in after warning of Minnesota Hiring Crunch – KWLM Lakeland, February 12, 2020

Why does Minnesota have 201 legislators? – MinnPost, February 12, 2020

Letter to the Editor: The 2020 U.S. Census: Count me In – Crookston Times, February 10, 2020

Minnesotan helping to run 2020 census says it is ready for its national online debut – Star Tribune, February 7, 2020

An inaccurate census could put Minnesota's representation at risk – News Leaders, February 7, 2020

Commentary: We can't sleep on the 2020 Census – The Bemidji Pioneer, February 5, 2020

Feb. 13 even will highlight importance of U.S. Census for nonprofits – Park Rapids Enterprise, February 5, 2020

Census 2020: What you need to know – KARE11, February 5, 2020

St. Louis County still seeks census workers – Duluth News Tribune, February 4, 2020

Ramsey County and St. Paul spend $225K for census outreach – Star Tribune, February 4, 2020

League of Women Voters presents on redistricting in Minnesota – KIMT3, February 3, 2020

UMN-area representation a key part of census outreach – MN Daily, February 2, 2020

Census Bureau still looking to fill position on eve of national count – Brainerd Dispatch, February 1, 2020

Aitkin County officials gearing up for census – Aitkin Age, January 30, 2020

New ordinance would give census workers access to apartment buildings – CCX Media, January 30, 2020

Sandwich Generation: Do your civic duty; vote and be counted in 2020! – KARE11, January 28, 2020

Red States Push for Last-Minute Census Advantage – Pew, January 24, 2020

Willmar Complete Count Committee enters home stretch as census nears – West Central Tribune, January 28, 2020

2020 Census reaches out to immigrant groups – CCX Media, January 22, 2020

US Census 2020 has jobs waiting for you – WCCO Radio, January 21, 2020

Minnesota needs more census works, offers up to $27 an hour – WCCO-TV, January 20, 2020

Census offering $27.50 an hour in 'urgent' push for Twin Cities workers – Pioneer Press, January 20, 2020

Census Bureau makes 'urgent' push for more Minnesota workers – AP, January 20, 2020

Opinion: Excuse the pun: this census really counts for Minnesota – Star Tribune, January 17, 2020

Census, legislative issues in spotlight at league forum – New Ulm Journal, January 13, 2020

Counting the historically undercounted in the 2020 Census – Rivertowns, January 13, 2020

MN lieutenant governor highlights importance of US 2020 Census – KAAL-TV, January 11, 2020

Rochester event stresses critical upcoming census – KTTC-TV, January 11, 2020

Will Wisconsin out-comply Minnesota in the census again? – Almanac, January 7, 2020

The Four Factors that Might Prevent Minnesota from Losing a Congressional Seat After the 2020 Census – MinnPost, January 6, 2020

Census 2020: It takes effort to reach people in rural and remote areas – International Falls Journal, January 5, 2020

Which Minnesota representative is out if we lose a House seat? – Star Tribune, January 4, 2020

Minnesota is on the verge of losing one-eight of our voice in Congress – SC Times, January 4, 2020

In new hiring push, Census Bureau offering as much as $27 per hour in Minnesota – KSTP, December 31, 2019

Latest census estimates suggest Minnesota could lose congressional seat – Bring Me the News, December 31, 2019

Minnesota Census Bureau jobs pay up to $27.50 per hour – KARE11, December 31, 2019

In Population Chase, Minnesota Fares Better than Most Neighbors – MPR News, December 30, 2019

The Memo: Census pay increases, rising prices of concert tickets and more – Duluth News Tribune, December 30, 2019

Census: MN keeps growing but is it enough to keep its 8 congressional seats? – Pioneer Press, December 30, 2019

Across Minnesota, Communities Gear Up for Massive Census Push – Star Tribune, December 29, 2019

The U.S. Census Bureau is increasing its pay rates and looking to hire new workers – WCCO-TV, December 26, 2019

Brookylns 2020 Census coalition meeting is Jan. 9 – Sun Post, December 25, 2019

Is it the right time to start talking about redistricting? – Post Bulletin, December 21, 2019

Counting All College Kids in the 2020 Census – RiverTowns.net, December 20, 2019

2020 Census: Significant and Personal to All Minnesotans – Star News, December 18, 2019

Native American Leaders Work to Overcome Community Mistrust of Census – Minnesota Public Radio News, December 16, 2019

2020 Census: Significant and Personal to All Minnesotans – County News Review, December 16, 2019

St. Paul area Chamber of Commerce launches Census@Work Initiative – KARE11, December 16, 2019

The 2020 US Census Consensus – SC Times, December 14, 2019

You count in the 2020 Census – Park Rapids Enterprise, December 14, 2019

Filling Jobs for 2020 Census Lags in Tight Minnesota Labor Market – Star Tribune, December 12, 2019

2020 Census: Why a Complete Count Matters – the City Speak, December 6, 2019

It’s Important to Respond to Census Notices – Monticello Times, December 4, 2019

Answer the census – Timberjay, December 4, 2019

Installing Free Wi-Fi to Help Count Rural Communities of Color in 2020 Census – National Public Radio, December 3, 2019

‘Empowered with the Data’: Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center Band Together for 2020 Census – Star Tribune, November 28, 2019

Gov. Tim Walz meets township officials at annual educational conference – KEYC, November 23, 2019

Townships Focus on Census for Future – Mankato Free Press, November 23, 2019

Edina Complete Count Committee: Answering 10 Census Questions Helps Ensure Full Representation – Sun Current, November 21, 2019

Committees help encourage 2020 Census participation in Twin Ports – CBS 3-Duluth, November 21, 2019

John Oliver Hypes Minnesota’s ‘Census Man’ on ‘Last Week Tonight’ – City Pages, November 20, 2019

Recruitment Efforts Underway to get 1,000 People to Help with Census in St. Louis County – Duluth News Tribune, November 18, 2019

Watch: Circle Pines, Minnesota features in 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' – Bring Me The News, November 18, 2019

The Census: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – HBO, November 17, 2019

2020 Census Count Programs Taking Shape – County News Review, November 16, 2019

Grand Forks Committee Aims to Reach All Residents in 2020 Census – Grand Forks Herald, November 14, 2019

Walz administration uses report to highlight work on children's issues – Minnesota Public Radio, November 14, 2019

Black Census Table Seeks Accurate Count of African Heritage Communities – Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, November 13, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau Looking to Hire Thousands of Minnesotans by Spring – WCCO, November 7, 2019

Immigrants’ Fear of Government Could Skew 2020 Census – Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, November 6, 2019

Getting ready for the big 2020 count – Rivertowns, November 5, 2019

Why Minnesotans Should Care About the 2020 Census – KARE11, November 5, 2019

2020 Vision – Macalester College, November 1, 2019

7,500 census workers needed in Minnesota – WCCO Radio, October 30, 2019

Census Bureau ramps up recruitment ahead of 2020 Census count – Park Rapids Enterprise, October 30, 2019

Help wanted: Feds seek thousands of census takers in Minnesota – Minnesota Public Radio, October 28, 2019

Help wanted: Feds seek thousands of census takers in Minnesota – Minnesota Public Radio, October 28, 2019

Responding to first U.S. Census notice important – Dairyland Peach, October 25, 2019

Census Work Underway in Alexandria – Alexandria Echo Press, October 25, 2019

Census Bureau Confirms Noncitizens to be Hired for 2020 After Uncertainty – National Public Radio, October 25, 2019

Census Outreach Gears-Up in Minnesota to get the Most Accurate Count Possible – MinnPost, October 22, 2019

Census Bureau Struggles to Add Staff for 2020’s Census – National Public Radio, October 22, 2019

What You Should Know About the 2020 Census – International Falls Journal, October 18, 2019

Wayzata Forms Complete Count Committee Ahead of 2020 US Census – Sun Sailor, October 15, 2019

Edina Census Committee: Snowbirds, Make Sure You’re Counted in the Census – Sun Current, October 9, 2019

2020 Census could be turning point for Minnesota representation, local funding – Le Sueur County News, October 8, 2019

Census Takers Needed for Southern Minnesota Communities – KEYC, October 4, 2019

The Census: More than a Population Count – KEYC Mankato, October 3, 2019

Hennepin County targets hard to count communities for 2020 Census – Star Tribune, September 29, 2019

Coalition aims for accurate count of Minnesota's asian communities – Minnesota Public Radio, September 25, 2019

The adventures of census man and other tales from the trenches of the 2020 count – Star Tribune, September 22, 2019

Off-campus senator leads Constitution Day conversation on 2020 Census – MSU Reporter, September 19, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau is Recruiting Workers in Hubbard County – Park Rapids Enterprise, September 17, 2019

Census key issue on Constitution Day – Mankato Free Press, September 17, 2019

More informational sessions for potential census takers – WJON St. Cloud, September 15, 2019

UMN Crookston to mark Constitution Day with a dialogue – Crookston Times, September 14, 2019

2020 U.S. Census Could Reduce Minnesota’s Congressional Seats – Brainerd Dispatch, September 13, 2019

Video: Minnesota Could Be a Big Loser in 2020 – PBS, September 11, 2019

Video: How Confidential Is the Census – PBS, September 11, 2019

Video: Census 102: Confidentiality In Our Bones – PBS, September 11, 2019

Video: Census 101: Get Your Civics On – PBS, September 11, 2019

MN Gets Ready for 2020 Census, Temporary Workers Needed – KARE11, September 10, 2019

Census Workers Gearing Up for 2020 – Pipestone Star, September 10, 2019

2020 Census questionnaire will not be in Hmong or Somali – KARE11, September 10, 2019

Census Bureau Urges 2020 Census Prep – The Globe, September 7, 2019

Why Are So Many Native Americans Missing from the Last Census – The Circle, September 6, 2019

Edina prepares for the 2020 Census – Sun Current, September 6, 2019

Help Wanted: U.S. Census Bureau Now Recruiting Door-Knockers – The Bemidji Pioneer, September 5, 2019

Census 2020 Shifts Into High Gear – Marshall Independent, September 5, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau Looking for 2020 Workers in Minnesota – Twin Cities Pioneer Press, August 29, 2019

Field Canvassers Verify Addresses Ahead of 2020 U.S. Census – KTTC, August 29, 2019

Minnesotas desperate attempt to get you to care about the census – City Pages, August 28, 2019

Census ‘Nerds’ Spread Word on 2020 Head Count – Kare 11, August 27, 2019

Operations underway for 2020 Census – Alexandria Echo Press, August 25, 2019

Rural communities rely on an accurate 2020 Census count – The Ely Times, August 23, 2019

Census Workers to Canvas Locally – The Globe, August 17, 2019

Census 2020: Historically Undercounted Communities Determine Funding, Representation – Minnesota Public Radio News, August 15, 2019

How to Get One of the $14 per Hour Census Jobs Coming to Central Minnesota – SC Times, August 13, 2019

Census takers needed in central Minnesota – KNSI Radio, August 13, 2019

Count on the census to launch a big Rochester office – Post Bulletin, August 12, 2019

Local Committee Aims to Count Every Person for 2020 Census – Park Rapids Enterprise, August 10, 2019

Local Census Bureau Works Begins Next Week – KAAL News, August 10, 2019

Census Booth at Mower County Fair Pushing for Full Participation – KAAL News, August 9, 2019

Address Canvassing for 2020 Census to Begin Next Week – Post Bulletin, August 6, 2019

Counting snowbirds: Census 2020 efforts are already underway to ensure this group isn't missed – Lakeshore Weekly News, July 18, 2019

Why Minnesota nonprofits and foundations are leading the way to boost 2020 census turnout – Star Tribune, July 6, 2019

How Minnesota could win or lose the 2020 Census – Minnesota Monthly, June 28, 2019

Census Seeking Bilingual Workers to Ensure Twin Cities Immigrants Make the Count – Fox 9, June 27, 2019

What the Supreme Court's census ruling means for Minnesota – Minnesota Public Radio, June 27, 2019

Census citizenship question will hurt Minnesota businesses – Star Tribune, June 18, 2019

Get out the count: Local committee works with U.S. Census Bureau to ensure strong participation – Bemidji Pioneer, May 15, 2019

Minnesota councilman dons cape as "Census Man" to promote upcoming count – Fox 9, May 9, 2019

Good Question: Why do we take the Census? – WCCO-TV, May 9, 2019

What the Trump administration's citizenship Census question could mean for Minnesota – MinnPost, May 6, 2019

A dip in population – Albert Lea Tribune, May 2, 2019

Census training begins in Maple Grove – CCX Media, April 14, 2019

Census efforts target students, minorities – MN Daily, April 4, 2019

Billions of dollars, House seat on the line for Minnesota in 2020 Census – KSTP, April 1, 2019

Kids are the most undercounted, and other interesting Minnesota Census facts – Pioneer Press, April 1, 2019

MN leaders: All will be accounted for in 2020 census – Fox 9, April 1, 2019

Rather than lose seat in U.S. House, MN shores up Census efforts – WCCO-TV, April 1, 2019

Census 2020: A basic timeline of when everyone gets counted – Pioneer Press, April 1, 2019

Effort to ensure full 2020 census count begins – Star Tribune, April 1, 2019

Minnesota groups prep for challenging 2020 Census – Star Tribune, July 7, 2018

It's bad enough that snowbirds get to skip out on suffering through Minnesota's winters. Now they might also cost us a House seat – MinnPost, April 19, 2018

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